Campaigners call for urgent intervention as former banker Kweku Adoboli is transported to London for deportation
'Rogue trader' Kweku Adoboli was jailed after he lost a Swiss bank £1bn, but since his release, he has worked to reform the banking system
JAILED banker turned reform campaigner is facing imminent threat of deportation after being transported from Scotland to Colnbrook Removal Centre near Heathrow, supporters have announced.
‘Spin’: Whisky tax campaigners criticise ‘leading poll’ by lobbyist claiming to show Scots think the industry is overtaxed
Scotch whisky is one of the most profitable industries in the UK
A NEW poll by the Scotch Whisky lobby claiming that the industry is overtaxed is “spin”, campaigners for a local production tax on Scotch whisky tax have argued.
SNP MP launches 'crucial' bid for reform to Universal Credit over domestic abuse risk
An SNP MP wants to use new domestic abuse legislation to close a Universal Credit loophole which leaves claimants open to financial abuse by their partners
NEW DOMESTIC ABUSE legislation at Westminster could be used to reform Universal Credit payments to protect people from financial abuse, announcing plans to amend government proposals Dr Philipa Whitford said the change was "crucial".
It's private debt, stupid: Has the Growth Commission learned from the 2008 crash?
As part of our week of content looking at the legacy of the 2008 economic crisis, David Jamieson speaks to economists Steve Keen and Laurie Macfarlane about whether the Growth Commission’s economic plan for an independent Scotland has understood the lessons of that era
WHEN the banking crisis arrived in 2008, it momentarily silenced two decades of jubilation from apologists of the global economic order.
'Long live free Catalonia': National Day demonstration for Catalan independence draws hundreds of thousands
“Our government has committed to making the republic a reality,” Catalan President Quim Torra said ahead of the mass mobilisation
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets of Barcelona to celebrate Catalonia’s National Day of Diada and show their support for independence, despite a heavy police presence.
Analysis: John McDonnell's Ownership Fund, The Meidner Plan and the gradual transition to socialism
CommonSpace looks at the Swedish origins of John McDonnell’s new proposal for an ownership fund for workers, and what we can learn from that experience
LABOUR shadow Chancellor John McDonnell revealed a radical business ownership policy to the Observer on Saturday [8 September].
Stop the War Coalition condemns Trump’s 'belligerent foreign policy' following revelations of secret talks to aid regime change in Venezuela
UK and Scottish Governments silent on potential foreign intervention against the South American government
ANTI-WAR CAMPAIGNERS have condemned US policy on Venezuela, following revelations that the Trump administration held secret meetings over the past year with rebel elements of the Venezuelan military to discuss plans to overthrow the government of Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro.
10 years since the crash: Where did banking go wrong, and how do we fix it?
10 years on from the financial crash, how Britain was brought to the brink of collapse
A DECADE on from the crash of 2008, major questions are still unanswered about how successive governments and global financial elites led Britain to the brink of financial ruin. How did they get it so wrong?
SNP councillor at National Assembly: Members 'overwhelmingly opposed' to sterlingisation
Membership must be the ultimate decision makers on Growth Comission proposals councillor argues
AFTER the SNP's final National Assembly in Edinburgh on Sunday [9 September] to discuss the SNP's Growth Commission proposals in Edinburgh, one party councillor in attendance has said members are "overwhelmingly opposed" to it's currency position.